USB cable recommendation?

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KE2KB
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USB cable recommendation?

Postby KE2KB » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:24 pm

Hi;
Can anyone tell me which brands of USB cables work best with the RSP1? I have several that were not suitable, because they caused RFI into the RSP through the antenna, which is an outdoor wire with un-un transformer. The one I am currently using is too long, so I need a shorter one.
I suspect that I need a cable with twisted pairs of wires.

Any suggestion?

Thanks

Frank - KE2KB

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W2DLC
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Re: USB cable recommendation?

Postby W2DLC » Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:56 pm

Frank, I'm using a shielded one-footer that I got on Ebay. I have ferrite cores attached at both ends. Seems to be working fine. My antenna is a tuned balanced dipole.

-Dan
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